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  • July 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released its July 2017 Air Travel Consumer Report, compiling air carrier data for the month of May 2017.  In May, airlines reported 26 tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and no tarmac delays of more than four hours on international flights.  Twenty-four of the long tarmac delays took place in Philadelphia on May 25, when there were heavy thundershowers in the area.  All reported extended tarmac delays are being investigated by the Department.
  • July 13, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S. airlines’ April systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service passenger enplanements rose 0.9 percent from March, rising for the second consecutive month to 70.3 million, an all-time seasonally-adjusted monthly high in which enplanements have exceeded 70 million for the first time.
  • July 12, 2017
    The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 2.2 percent in May from April, rising after a two-month decline, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS). The May 2017 index level (126.8) was 33.9 percent above the April 2009 low during the most recent recession.
  • June 22, 2017
    U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $91.1 billion in current dollars as three major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in April 2017 compared to April 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
  • June 21, 2017
    U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.9 percent more workers in April 2017 than in April 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. April was the highest monthly full-time equivalent (FTE) total (423,537) since July 2005 (428,091) and was the 42nd consecutive month that U.S. scheduled passenger airline FTEs exceeded the same month of the previous year.

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